American Airlines has pledged $100,000 donation to the local chapter of the American Red Cross as they assist people impacted by this weekend’s weather in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
American also is activating its customer and employee donation websites to assist the Red Cross with relief efforts throughout the country, according to a news release from the Fort Worth-based airline. Customers making donations via the American Airlines dedicated Red Cross website will be awarded AAdvantage miles. These donations are in addition to American’s long-standing agreement with the American Red Cross as one of its Annual Disaster Giving Program Members.
“The tornadoes that hit North Texas during the holiday weekend caused significant damage and impacted thousands of lives,” said Joe Taney, American’s vice president – DFW Hub Operations. “American and its employees stand ready to assist in the recovery efforts and we encourage our customers to join us by donating to the Red Cross.”
Donations can be made by visiting aa.com/redcross.